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The Thief, the Fool and the Big Fat King - Terry Deary

The Thief, the Fool and the Big Fat King

By: Terry Deary, Helen Flook (Illustrator)


Published: 1st January 2009
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
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Every day, hapless hopefuls - or ’coneys’, as the locals call them - come to dirty and dangerous London town, trying to seek their fortunes. Who is waiting for them? Tricksters and conmen, that’s who - like young Eleanor’s family. Eleanor becomes troubled by her family’s cunning and foils their plans to catch a coney. Meanwhile, fearsome King Henry VIII has some rather cruel ideas of justice ... for everyone.

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Cover Page; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Chapter One: Cowards and Coffins; Chapter Two: Blood and Bladders; Chapter Three: Cutpurses and Confusion; Chapter Four: A Fool and a Father; Chapter Five: A Fat King and Some Cards; Chapter Six: Cheats Beats; Chapter Seven: The Thief in the Shadows; Chapter Eight: The Cutpurse and the Coffin; Afterword: The Terrible Truth.

ISBN: 9781408115794
ISBN-10: 1408115794
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
For Grades: 2 - 4
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Published: 1st January 2009